- Homophone Note
|part of speech:
||deserted, deserting, deserts
||to leave behind even though it is one's duty to stay; abandon.
He deserted his children.The sailor deserted his ship.
- abandon, forsake
- similar words:
- disown, leave, neglect, quit, reject, withdraw from
Are you looking for the word dessert
(a sweet food)? Desert2
when used as a verb (to leave behind) and dessert
sound alike but have different meanings.